Publications

Duke, novel, Pedlar Press, Spring 2015.

YP YA YL: an interview with Lois Brown, Michelle Butler Hallett and Cherie Pyne, non-fiction, Riddle Fence, Issue #16, 2013.

An Imaginary Map On Top of the World: A Conversation with Philippa Jones, non-fiction, Riddle Fence, Issue #14, 2013.

Overheard, short fiction, Riddle Fence, Issue #9, 2011.

Her Adolescence, short fiction, in anthology Hard Ol’ Spot, Killick Press, 2009.

A Child’s Pastoral of Brigus South, poem and essay, in anthology Approaches to Poetry: the pre-poem moment, Frog Hollow Press, 2009.

Skin Room, novel, Pedlar Press, 2008.

The Story That Became Redundant Approximately Six Hours After It Was Written, but Which the Author Stubbornly Refused to Scrap or Revise, Although She Did Change the Title from A Bagel and the Paper (Which Frankly Sucked Anyway) to Something Ludicrously Long and Only Sort of Clever which Made Reference to the Fact that There Could Potentially Be a Happy Ending (Or at Least a Positive Beginning) that Occurs After the Protagonist has Ceased her Life On the Page and Continues on Only In Your Mind (Unless the Story Bores You, and You Promptly Forget About it, and the Poor Old Girl Withers Quickly, and Dies), short fiction, Zeugma Literary Journal, Volume 1, Issue 3, 2006.

Three Floors, poetry, TickleAce, Issue 34, 1997.

The Ark, short fiction, TickleAce, Issue 34, 1997.

Mrs. Narcissus, short fiction,  TickleAce, Issue 32, 1996.

Playwriting

Fruithead, created with Mark White, She Said Yes!, 2013.

The (In)complete Herstory of Women in Newfoundland (and Labrador!), directed by Lois Brown and Sara Tilley, RCA Theatre and She Said Yes!, 2009.

LULU, adapted from original texts by Frank Wedekind, directed by Sara Tilley, She Said Yes! and White Rooster Productions, 2006.

No Mummers ‘llowed In, collective creation with Amy House, Jonny Harris, Steve Cochrane, Dave Sullivan, Dana Puddicombe and Phil Churchill, directed by Andy Jones, RCA Theatre, 2005.

Mr. Invisible, collective creation with Robert Chafe and Pat Dempsey, directed by Mark Wilson, RCA Theatre, 2005.

Grand Central Station, adapted from various texts by Elizabeth Smart and George Barker, in workshop with She Said Yes! 2004.

Nosebleed, directed by Pat Dempsey, She Said Yes!, 2002 and 2004, and remounted for the Magnetic North Theatre Festival 2006. Remounted for a tenth anniversary production in 2012.

The Jailer’s Daughter and Other Mad Fools Cracking Their Livers to Pieces for Love, directed by Danielle Irvine, RCA Theatre and She Said Yes!, 2003.

One Big Messcollective creation with Pat Dempsey, Pascale Horan, Sarah Malik, Shawn Malik and Tim Ronan, Potpan Productions Clown Theatre2000.

The Soul Walking, directed by Kyle Brough, Artword Theatre, 2000.

Signifying Nothing, directed by Jill Keiley, RCA Theatre, 1999.

Awards

Winner, BMO Winterset Award for Excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador writing in any genre, 2015 (Duke). 

Winner, NL Heritage and History Book Award for Fiction 2016 (Duke).

Shortlisted, NL Book Award for Fiction 2015 (Duke). 

Longlisted, Dublin International Literary Award, IMPAC 2017 (Duke). 

Winner, Lawrence Jackson Writer’s Award 2011, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council.

Winner, Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers 2006 (Skin Room).

Winner, Percy Janes First Novel Award 2004 (Skin Room).

Shortlisted, Winterset Award for best book by a Newfoundlander in any genre, 2008 (Skin Room).

Shortlisted, Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Prize, 2008 (Skin Room).

Long-listed, ReLit Award for best novel, 2009 (Skin Room).

Winner of the Rhonda Payne Theatre Award for a woman in Newfoundland and Labrador theatre, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, 2007.

Winner, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Awards Short Fiction Category, 2008, (Her Adolescence).

Winner, CBC Radio Poetry Faceoff 2003 regional championships (my last poem for you who are vanished).

Winner, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Awards Dramatic Script Category, 1998, (Signifiying Nothing).

Residencies

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Fall/Winter 2016. 

2Rooms Contemporary Artist Projects, Duntara, NL, August-September 2014.

Calgary Distinguished Writer’s Program, University of Calgary, AB, August 2013-June 2014.

Kent Cottage in Brigus, NL, October 2012.

Berton House in Dawson City, YK, January – March 2011.

CBC Radio’s national program, The Roundup, 2004-2005.

Dramaturgy

Original, by Sharon King-Campbell, Persistence Theatre, 2017. 

Skylark, by Meghan Greeley, Mail Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes!, 2015.

MEAT, by Klara Wojtkowska (Tanzania/US), Mail Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes!, 2014

The Contribution by Michael McPhee, PARC Playwright’s Colony 2013

The Love of Gracie Gray by Andrea Boyd, PARC Playwright’s Colony 2013

The Beekeepers by Kristin Slaney, PARC Playwright’s Colony 2013

Jesus Is a Faggot by Garry Williams, PARC Playwright’s Colony 2013

Liar, Thief, Girl by Kathleen Hamilton, PARC Playwright’s Colony 2013

The Perfect World, by Joel Fishbane, Mail-Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes!, 2012-2013

LEX, by Lauren Spring, Mail-Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes!, 2011-2012

Give me Back, by Sharon King-Campbell, 2012

Granted..., by Lauren Spring, Mail-Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes!, 2010-2011

Sweets, by Amy Anthony, Women’s Work Festival, She Said Yes!, RCA Theatre and White Rooster Theatre, 2009, as well as through the Mail-Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes!, 2009-2010.

Up the Union, by Sheilah Roberts, Mail-Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes!, 2008-2009

Aphasia, by Michelle Butler Hallett, Mail-Order Dramaturgy Program, She Said Yes! with Playwrights Workshop Montreal, 2007-2008

Family, by Agnes Walsh, Women’s Work Festival, RCA Theatre, She Said Yes! and White Rooster Theatre, 2007.

Connecting Rooms, by Florence Button, Women’s Work Festival, RCA Theatre, She Said Yes! and White Rooster Theatre, 2006.

Mentorship

Mentor to fiction writer Scott Bartlett through the Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Mentorship Program, 2013.

Editor, Hallow Hour by Caighlan Smith (YA fiction), Boulder Publications, 2013.

Mentor to playwright Sharon King-Campbell through the Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Mentorship Program, 2011.

Mentor to short fiction writer Paul Whittle through the Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Mentorship Program, 2009.

 

Member of ACTRA, the Writers' Union of Canada, the Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, UNIMA (National Puppetry Association), the NL Puppet Collective and the Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre. Currently serving as NL Rep to the PARC Board of Directors.